Kitchen etymology


English word kitchen comes from Old English (ca. 450-1100) coc (A cook.), Latin coquina (Cooking; art of cookery. Kitchen.), Latin cucina

Etymology of kitchen

Detailed word origin of kitchen

Dictionary entry Language Definition
coc Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) A cook.
coquina Latin (lat) Cooking; art of cookery. Kitchen.
cucina Latin (lat)
cucīna Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
*cocina Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
*cucina Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
*cucīna Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
*kukinǭ Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Kitchen.
cyċen Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang)
cycen Old English (ca. 450-1100) (ang) Chicken.
kuchen Middle English (1100-1500) (enm)
kitchen English (en) (attributive) In a domesticated or uneducated form (of a language).. (chiefly, African American Vernacular English) The nape of a person's hairline, often referring to its uncombed or "nappy" look.. (dated) A utensil for roasting meat.. (music) The percussion section of an orchestra.. A room or area for preparing food.. Cuisine.

Words with the same origin as kitchen

Descendants of coc

chick chicken

Descendants of coquina